Aperture of the larynx

Диафрагма гортани Diaphragm of the larynx - connective tissue membrane in the larynx. The reasons for the occurrence of scar tissue include: prolonged wearing of a tracheotomy or intubation tube, chondroperichondritis of the larynx, scleroma, congenital anomalies (rarely). , острые Also, the causes of the laryngeal diaphragm can be: diseases of the cardiovascular system, allergies, kidney diseases , acute infectious diseases, various chemical, thermal and mechanical injuries of the larynx; phlegmon neck with phlegmonous laryngitis.

The course and symptoms of this disease depend on the current size of the diaphragm. At small sizes - the symptomatology may be completely absent. In the event that the diaphragm has a rather significant value, hoarseness and dyspnea are noted (especially during physical exertion).

When examining the larynx, one clearly sees the membrane in the lining space or in the region of the glottis.

To expand the laryngeal lumen, bronchoscopic tubes or bougie are used. In case the required effect has not been achieved, an extra-endolaryngeal excision of the diaphragm is performed through the laryngophyssa.

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